Tag Archives: cloud backup

Are You Up to Date with the Latest Tech Buzzwords?

27 Jul

tech buzzwords

If you’re a business owner wearing many hats and with a lot on your mind, you’re possibly not entirely up to date with the lingo in your IT department. The problem is that risks and threats are on the rise in the business landscape, and it doesn’t really matter if you’re a medium or small […]

How to Avoid these 6 Common Cloud Mistakes

6 Jul

common cloud mistakes

Using the cloud to backup your data can significantly benefit your business. But it also presents the risk of making mistakes that could seriously impact your business’s overall security and efficiency. Here’s how you can avoid some of the most common cloud mistakes. 1. don’t assume your cloud data Is automatically protected Cloud storage alone is […]

Has cloud backup made the 3-2-1 rule redundant?

29 Apr

cloud backup

let’s talk about data protection strategies and their relevance Have you ever wondered if the 3-2-1 rule is still used and if it’s even still relevant today? To determine whether it is still usable, we must first define the rule itself. The 3-2-1 rule states that there should be three copies of every piece of […]

Cloud backup is a must – not an option

9 Feb

cloud backup is a must

The global population as a whole would probably agree that without access to cloud computing, COVID-19 may have completely destroyed businesses. While not all businesses have survived the pandemic, many have been able to continue running and keep staff members working by moving their operations to the cloud. Because of stay-home orders on a worldwide […]

The Evolution of Cloud-Based Software Among Digital Transformation

27 Oct

evolution of cloud-based software

According to statistics, cloud computing annual subscriptions will reach a whopping $1.7 billion by 2024 in South Africa alone. That’s saying a lot considering that the annual subscriptions in 2018 only reached a value of $370 million. The forecasts show an annual increase in subscriptions of 29% thanks to the evolution of cloud-based software. Aside […]

Back to Basics of Backing Up: How to Choose the Right File Sync & Backup

19 May

basics of backing up

2020 saw the whole work-from-home concept flourish. It’s not that people are starting up their own businesses from home, but rather that businesses are realising the value in having home-based and remote workers. Not only does this make for a happier workforce, but it also seems to boost productivity. Of course, with the convenience of […]

Beware the Cybersecurity Threat of an Inside Job

21 Jan

Insider threat

Cybersecurity experts are often left scratching their heads after a breach or attack on their systems. Sometimes, it just seems as if the hacker knew too much about the sensitive operations of the business…and the reality is that they probably did. The ‘hacker’ could be the very person sharing an office space with you, or […]

Cloud Migration – Is it what your business needs?

9 Jul

cloud migration

Have you been concerned that your business is lagging behind because it hasn’t migrated to the Cloud yet? Well, you might have made an excellent decision for yourself in the long run. Being slow to adopt Cloud business systems might have saved you a lot of money and frustration after all. When Cloud computing first […]

Microsoft lets South Africa down with cloud storage

25 Feb

support local cloud storage

On May 2017, Microsoft made some pretty big promises to the South African market, and as you might have guessed, they have failed to deliver! The Microsoft promise (the one they broke!) Microsoft promised that two Azure cloud data centres would be launched in South Africa at Cape Town and Johannesburg locations in 2018. The […]

Goodbye Windows 7, Hello Windows 10! Upgrading your windows

20 Nov

New and interesting surveys show that IT professionals aren’t entirely ready for Windows 10 and the risks that migration poses for users. In fact, the excitement of Windows 10’s arrival has overshadowed the potential risks! You may have heard that Windows 7 is at end-of-life and in just 15 months, it will be obsolete. The […]